WEEKLY DIGEST for September 9 through 14

A list of posts published on Maven’s Notebook this week …

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In water news this week from around the web …

WEEKEND DAILY DIGEST: San Diego County Water Authority takes records dispute with Metropolitan to the Supreme Court; Delta Caucus urges postponement of tunnel hearings; Legislature designates second week of September as Delta Watershed Protection Week; Woolf resigns from Westlands Water District board. What’s next for the District?; Fire, water, and Trump’s tweets; The Colorado River is evaporating, and climate change is largely to blame; Report: EPA lost more than 1,500 workers in first 18 months of the Trump Administration; and more … READ IT HERE: Weekend Daily Digest

MONDAY: Strange bedfellows?  Westlands and San Francisco share common ground; Outlook grim but not hopeless as climate summit convenes in San Francisco; Brown seeks to return spotlight to climate change; Tunnel fight coming to a head; PG&E has put the Potter Valley Project up for auction, and who buys it could shape water policy for decades; and more … READ IT HERE:  Monday’s Daily Digest

TUESDAY: Move to stop water grab: 14 congressmen push for language to stop state plan in federal bill; Low clarity levels, but no lack of progress, at Lake Tahoe; Exclusive Q&A with U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham: Fighting for California water storage; Westlands board member resigns. Alludes to sexism, blames general manager for unfair scrutiny; Crisis at Lake Powell Looms Large as Long-Term Drought Reaches Upstream; Would you drink beer made with recycled water?; Giant trash collecting device to be deployed in the ocean; Forest-thinning measures likely dead in Congress, despite Trump, California Republicans; Zinke looks to ease some wildlife rules; and more … READ IT HERE:  Tuesday’s Daily Digest

WEDNESDAY: Why some are concerned over water board chairwoman’s ties to Bay Area institute; Experts say California still woefully unprepared to weather drought; California fires, floods, droughts: “It’s getting more real now” Jerry Brown says in climate interview; Impossible choices: The complicated task of saving both orca and salmon; Radio Show: Candidate Andrew Janz Says Pumping “At 100 Percent Capacity,” Water Infrastructure Needed; Devin Nunes claims Russia is financing environmentalism; and more … READ IT HERE:  Wednesday’s Daily Digest

THURSDAY: In California water news today, Florida company fined $5.3 million for ‘ripping’ Tehama County field; The story of the Brown family is the story of California; Push to change wildlife act sparks lobbying blitz; What a Colorado River in Decline Means for the Radical Idea of Resurrecting Glen Canyon; and more … READ IT HERE: Thursday’s Daily Digest

FRIDAY:  More critical water storage is finally coming to California. It took nearly 40 years; Humans devastated California’s chinook salmon. Now they want to save it; West side ag could be hit hard by water plan; CPUC gives Monterey desal project unanimous go-ahead; and more … READ IT HERE:  Friday’s Daily Digest

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